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Southampton convinced good business over Oxlade-Chamberlain sale to Arsenal

Southampton believe they have achieved good business in their sale of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain to Arsenal.

Manchester United and Liverpool also expressed interest in the Southampton academy product, but the Gunners appear to have edged their rivals on this occasion.

"It is one of the biggest deals in Championship history, which sees Saints' previous transfer records blown out of the water," read a statement on Southampton's official website.

"The deal for the midfielder, who had made it clear he saw his future away from Southampton, was done with Saints in the driving seat for the duration of the protracted negotiations and the transfer was completed on our terms."

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